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Posted on 02/17/2011

Photo taken on February 17, 2011

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Longji Rice Terraces

Located in Longsheng County, the Longji Rice Terraces are about 100 km from Guilin, Guanxi Autonomous Region. The most popular are Ping'An Rice Terrace and Jinkeng Rice Terrace.

Construction of the Longji terraces began in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), and continued until the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when construction was completed. The Longji Rice Terraces are the culmination of both the profound wisdom and strenuous labor of the Zhuang, and Yao people.

Panorama of the Ping An terraced fields are built along the slope winding from the riverside up to the mountain top, the highest part being 880m in elevation while the lowest part is 380m. The coiling line that starts from the mountain foot up to the mountain top divides the mountain into layers of water glittering in the sun in spring, layers of green rice shoots in summer, layers of golden rice in fall, and layers of silvery frost in winter.

As the rice terraces resemble a dragon's scales, while the summit of the mountain range looks like the backbone of the dragon, so called Dragon- back Rice Terrace. You can see the dragon's backbone twisting off into the distance while standing on the top of the mountain . In an early morning, if the weather is fine, the sunrise on the summit of Longji Rice Terraces is magnificent.

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